Growth Dimensions Board Chairman Dick Van Evera announced the hiring of Jarid Funderburg of Belvidere, Illinois as the new Executive Director of Growth Dimensions, the Belvidere-Boone County economic development organization charged with helping employers retain and create quality jobs. He will begin at Growth Dimensions on October 1st. Most recently Funderburg was the field representative for Congressman Adam Kinzinger.
Funderburg is a Boone County native who was born and raised in Belvidere. He brings with him an extensive network and familiarity with Belvidere-Boone County along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Organizational Communications. As a field representative for Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Funderburg has built and fosters a network of strong relationships with regional leaders in economic development, manufacturing, healthcare, education, agriculture and the service industry.